• OCEAN TechCon20
    Virtual Technical Conference

    July22–24, 2020

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  • OCEAN TechCon20
    Virtual Technical Conference

    Over 45 Sessions

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    Virtual Technical Conference

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Technical Conference Overview

Three Days of Inspiration & Innovation!

Save the dates - July 22, 23, 24, 2020

Plus On-Demand Sessions available July 27th through August 26th 2020

Technically, We’re passionate about continuing education on the Power Systems platform!

#OCEANTechCon20

Interactive IBM i Expert Panel Discussions

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 22-24, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:10 AM PT

Focusing on Modern Programming, Open Souce, & All Things IBM i - Learn how to Innovate, Modernize, & Thrive.

Virtual Technical Conference

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday July 22-24, 2020
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT

Full day of technical presentations focusing on all aspects of IT from strategic directions to drilling down into today’s latest technologies plus Virtual Exhibitor Booths.

On-Demand Sessions

Monday, July 27, 2020 through Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Watch sessions by IBM i Expert Speakers at your convenience.

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OCEAN TechCon20
Virtual Technical Conference

July 22–24, 2020

Wednesday

Modern Programming

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Charles Guarino
Panelists: Patrick Behr, Jim Buck, Birgitta Hauser, Scott Klement, Stephanie Rabbani

Break - Chat with attendees

Consuming API's with JSON, SQL, & RPG Jim Buck

Break - Chat with attendees

Tips and Tricks for Advanced Embedded SQL Birgitta Hauser

Virtual Exhibitor Booths
NGS Software
ProData
Profound Logic
Remain Software
TL Ashford

Take Advantage of RPG's DATA-GEN Scott Klement

Break - Chat with attendees

RPG Does Dropbox Mike Larsen

Break - Chat with attendees

React Front-End JavaScript Framework Patrick Behr

End of Sessions
 

Thursday

Open Source

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Alan Seiden
Panelists: Erwin Earley, Mark Irish, Aaron Magid, Dan Magid, Eamon Musallam, Richard Schoen

Break - Chat with attendees

Machine Learning on IBM i Mark Irish

Break - Chat with attendees

PHP Development for IBM i Programmers Erwin Earley

Virtual Exhibitor Booths
Connectria
inFORM Decisions
Eradani
Fresche Solutions
Midrange Dynamics

Save Time, Money, and Effort with Python Modules Mike Pavlak

Break - Chat with attendees

Internet of Things Aaron Magid and Dan Magid

Break - Chat with attendees

Digital Transformation Eamon Musallam

End of Sessions
 

Friday

All Things IBM i

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mike Pavlak
Panelists: Liam Allan, Doug Mack, Pete Massiello, Steve Pitcher, Carol Woodbury

Break - Chat with attendees

Extending RPG with Db2 for i Functions Liam Allan

Break - Chat with attendees

5 Things You Can't Ignore About Your IBM i Steve Pitcher

Virtual Exhibitor Booths
Curbstone
ICS FormSprint
iTech Solutions
ProPlus
SEA

The Zen of Using PHP without Zend Server Alan Seiden and Richard Schoen

Break - Chat with attendees

What's New and Great about IBM i Security - including V7R4 Carol Woodbury

Break - Chat with attendees

What's New with Db2 Web Query, the Foundation for IBM i Analytics Doug Mack

End of Sessions
 

On Demand Sessions - Available July 27, 2020 - August 26, 2020

On Demand

Modern Programming

Failure to Modernize - The Real Cost Jim Buck

One Order of Code Refactoring With a Side of RDi
Charles Guarino

Db2 for i Web Services? Yes i Can!
Birgitta Hauser

Access Client Solutions (ACS) – Run SQL Script Interface
Birgitta Hauser

5 SQL Tips
Birgitta Hauser

SQL Performance Analysis – An Introduction
Birgitta Hauser

Overloading Subprocedures in RPG Scott Klement

RPG Does Email and Texts Mike Larsen

R U Wanting to Learn About R Stephanie Rabbani

Building Reusable APIs Stephanie Rabbani

Creating APIs in 5 Minutes with Node.js & Loopback Stephanie Rabbani

End of Sessions
 

On Demand

Open Source

Pase Yourself - A Practical Guide to PASE Erwin Earley

Linux Administration Part 1 Erwin Earley

Linux Administration Part 2 Erwin Earley

How to Install Node.js and Set Up Loopback Mark Irish

Enterprise-Ready JavaScript with TypeScript Aaron Magid and Dan Magid

IBM i In the Cloud Now! Aaron Magid and Dan Magid

30 PHP Tips in 60 Minutes Mike Pavlak

Intro to Python Mike Pavlak

End of Sessions
 

On Demand

All Things IBM i

Node.js & Db2 . . . Best Friends? Liam Allan

Putting IBM i Services to Work with Db2 Web Query Doug Mack

How to be a RockStar System Admin with Navigator for i Pete Massiello

Rapid Fire Admin Steve Pitcher

Anatomy of a Security Failure Steve Pitcher

Pass the Flask and Quickly Pour IBM i Python Web Applications Richard Schoen

ODBC Your Open Source Alan Seiden

Web Server Magic on IBM i Alan Seiden

Everything They Never Taught You! Steven Wolk

Configuring ACS to Use TLS Using the New DCM GUI Carol Woodbury

End of Sessions
 

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Exhibitors and Sponsors play a major role in the success of our event.

Please visit the Virtual Booths of these Exhibitors on Wednesday, July 22nd:

Please visit the Virtual Booths of these Exhibitors on Thursday, July 23rd:

Please visit the Virtual Booths of these Exhibitors on Friday, July 24th:

Additional Sponsorship Provided by

Membership

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of being a member of the OCEAN User Group

As we move into a new era of technology, it is critical that we are aware of how and when to implement technology at our companies. At OCEAN, we hope to provide a venue so that you can get an overview and education in many of these new technologies that will enable you to be an informed professional.

OCEAN Members get a discount off the registration price for our annual Technical Conference, which helps to justify the cost of membership.

Types of Membership

Individual Membership – $80 - This is a membership for one person. (Please note that companies with two or three employees can save money by purchasing multiple individual memberships rather than a Corporate Membership.) Allows full access to the OCEAN website, free access to OCEAN’s monthly meetings (including food & refreshments), a discount on the OCEAN Technical Conference and eligibility for OCEAN special members only education events.

Corporate Membership – $250 – This membership is for companies that want to sign up four or more employees as OCEAN Members. Up to five persons may attend each monthly meeting, and an unlimited number can attend the annual technical conference at the member rate. Allows full access to the OCEAN website, free access to OCEAN’s monthly meetings (including food & refreshments), a discount on the OCEAN Technical Conference and eligibility for OCEAN special members only education events.


Non-members – The monthly meeting fee is $20 (dinner & parking included), except for special meetings at a hotel for which the fee is $45 (dinner & validated self-parking included). Your first monthly meeting at National University is FREE! Sign up for our mailing list to receive notice of OCEAN meetings and special events.

Dress Code - The dress code for all OCEAN events is business casual, except for Saturday labs which are casual.

Get in touch

Contact info

We would love to hear from you. Please contact us.

OCEAN Conference info: info@oceanusergroup.org

2020 OCEAN President Email: MargaretMatthews38@gmail.com